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Offering a voice to the voiceless through the sharing of experiences, information, resources, and the need for advocacy concerning youth who age out of the foster care system.

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It was during her junior year at Virginia Tech, that Richmond, VA native, Dr. Thea Green, explored her interest in psychology and decided to change her major. Her passions for addressing the needs of women and people of color led her to... more

Going to college can be scary. How will I pay for it? Where should I go? What should I major in? What if my grades aren't good enough? How do I apply? All of these are good questions, and Ms. Dedra Hampton with the Great Expectations... more

HEALTHCARE IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUTH AFTER FOSTER CARE Stephanie Lynch (pictured L), has devoted her life to creating impactful, systemic social change. She started her career in human services in 2006, working and... more

Helen Hall Ramaglia is a former foster child who lived a life of constant trauma and despair. But today, Helen is a foster/adoptive mother and author of ?From Foster to Fabulous.? She is the founder and executive director of Fostering... more

MEET CHARLES J. STECKER, JR. Charles displayed his first acts of courage and heroism at the tender age of 4 years old by attempting to rescue his 2-year-old brother. While being brutally beaten himself-resulting in a... more

Join us as we interview two more authors of the "i Excel HIGHER" book. Korrine Hallen and Davon Mitchelll are two foster care advocates who are making a difference by raising awareness to the plight of foster youth and alumni... more

Join Host, Nina Fitzhugh Wells as she and Shakeema Love share with you the plight of youth who age out of foster care. In celebration of the month of May as Foster Care Awareness Month, Nina and Shakeema advocate for youth as they... more

Sixto Cancel is a current a VCU student who grew up in the US foster care system. He is the founder of Think of Us, the Center for Emerging Adults, which works to create positive life outcomes for vulnerable youth. He has been... more

Jamal Ahmad is a father, entrepreneur, activist, leader, and advocate for foster children. Born in Los Angeles, California, Jamal lived in over eight different homes and six different schools due to parental neglect and changes in placement for... more

Deborah Hanson is very passionate about working with young adults to help them reach their goals and highest potential. A life skills coach/counselor and facilitator, with over 15 years in working with families including young adults in crisis... more
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